The Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ) today released the Class 12 evaluation criteria for Class 12 students.
According to the assessment criteria, 30% weightage will be given to best three performing subjects in the Class 10 board exams, 30% to Class 11 final exam and 40 % to Class 12 unit test, mid-term or pre-board exams depending on what the school has conducted. Supreme Court has accepted the new assessment criteria and directed CBSE and CICSE to upload it on their websites.
The CBSE Class 12 result committee, will comprise two of the senior-most teachers in the school. If necessary, a third expert will be appointed. This will be the “moderation committee”, said the Attorney General for India, KK Venugopal in Supreme Court.
The CBSE affidavit in Supreme Court says, “The result committee of the school may decide weightage to be given to each exam based on the credibility and reliability of the assessment. For example, if the committee may be of the considered view that only the Pre-Board exams may be taken into consideration, then a full weightage can be given to that component. Similarly, another school Result committee may decide to give equal weightage to Pre-Board exams and Mid-Term exams.”
If a student is unable to meet the new qualifying criteria, they will be placed in the “essential repeat” or “compartment” category. Also, Students who are not satisfied can appear again when the CBSE conducts the Class 12 board exams, said Attorney General Venugopal in court.
Mamta Sharma, representing the petitioners in Supreme Court said the CBSE Class 12 Class 12 evaluation criteria scheme is “scheme is satisfactory and we have no objections”.
CBSE’s Controller of Exams, Sanyam Bhardwaj said in his affidavit that the CBSE help schools compute results based on the assessment criteria “by establishing a help desk in CBSE and also by providing software support in addition to several other supports to the committee in preparing the result”.
The CISCE has made a criteria to calculate ISC marks. It includes marks in Class 10 board exams, project, practical work in subjects, best marks obtained in school exams in Classes 11 and 12, and best performance of the school itself in the last six years.
The Supreme Court of India has directed CBSE and ICSE to make provision for dispute resolution panel for students who want correction of final results declared and Timeline specified declaration of results and date before optional exams to be conducted.
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